Cook County has an employee base of over 22,000 dedicated professionals that provide our wide-ranging services each day.
The services below are intended for County employees only - if you are not a County employee, please consider looking through some of the other Service areas for our public facing services.
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The Board of Ethics is composed of five members appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners with the advice and consent...Read more
Certificate of Insurance
Cook County is often requested by outside parties to provide evidence of Cook County’s self-insurance coverage...Read more
Cook County is kicking off the 2021 Charitable Giving Campaign for our workforce. This giving opportunity allows our employees to choose among...Read more
The following are the Collective Bargaining Agreements for Cook County for the periods of 2004-2008, 2008-2010, 2012-2017 and 2017-2020:
As required under the Employment Plan, Cook...Read more
The Cook County Reopening Plan for Offices Under the President (OUP) outlines OUP’s phased approach to reopening Cook County facilities to...Read more
The files and links below are here to assist employees with the Cook County Time (CCT) system.
Regular Staff,...Read more
Cook County employees contribute 8.5% of their pensionable salary to the Cook County Pension Fund (CCPF). (Sheriff’s Police contribute 9%.)...Read more
Below are answers to commonly asked questions and issues regarding the employment process in Cook County.
How do I apply?
July 30, 2010, Cook County transitioned to an online application system. As of this date, certain Cook County entities (referenced below) not...Read more
Equal Employment Opportunity Office provides oversight of the County's equal employment policies and programs. It is the role of this office to...Read more
Each department of Cook County government is responsible for procuring its vehicles for employees to use for County business.
Once vehicles...Read more
Why work for Cook County government?
Cook County offers great benefits and the chance to participate in a strong tradition...Read more
Available on this page is the Cook County Personnel Rules pursuant to the authority of the Bureau Chief of Human Resources.
Cook County Government takes all forms of harassment very seriously, and delivers mandatory Preventing Sexual Harassment training to all employees...Read more
Each individual has the right to work in a respectful, safe, inclusive environment that promotes equal opportunities and is free from any form of...Read more
The Local Records Act (50 ILCS 205) regulates the preservation or disposal of the records of all units of local government in Illinois.
An exempt position is one that involves policy making to an extent or is confidential in such a way that political affiliation is an appropriate...Read more
October 28, 1969, a lawsuit entitled Michael Shakman, et al., v. Democratic Organization of Cook County, et al., No. 69 C 2145 (...Read more
The Cook County Shared Fleet is a countywide program that is accessible to all Cook County employees for County business.
Shared Fleet...Read more
Submitting A Claim
The General Liability Division investigates and works to resolve claims filed by citizens who allege they have been...Read more
In accordance with the provisions of Section XIII of the Cook County Employment Plan, the following Supplemental Polices are included herein....Read more
The Cook County Sheriff- Vehicle Services maintains all Cook County passenger and light duty vehicles.
The Sheriff Vehicle Services...Read more
Cook County is undergoing a multi-year project to modernize our telephones and telecommunications infrastructure. Most traditional landline phones...Read more